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Conference: November 11-13 // Tutorials: November 14-15

Software is Changing the World. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.


QCon starts with the 3-day conference from Monday thru Wednesday, followed by 2 days of of tutorials on Thursday and Friday. The conference will feature over 100 speakers in 6 concurrent tracks daily covering the most timely and innovative topics driving the evolution of enterprise software development today.


Some of QCon SF 2013 speakers included:


Brendan Eich - Creator of Javascript
Rich Hickey - Creator of Clojure, Datomic
Eric Evans - Creator, Domain-Driven Design
Erik Meijer - Creator of LINQ
Martin Thompson - High Performance & Low Latency Specialist
Jez Humble - Co-Author, "Continuous Delivery"
Dio Synodinos - Co-Author, "Pro HTML5 and CSS3 Design Patterns"
Arun Murthy - MapReduce Project Lead & VP, Apache Hadoop
Jeff Magnusson - Manager, Data Platform Architecture at Netflix
Floyd Marinescu - Co-Founder, InfoQ.com
Daniel Tunkelang - Head of Query Understanding, LinkedIn


Venue for QCon San Francisco 2013


The Hyatt Regency San Francisco


Five Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, California, USA, 94111

2014 Tracks

Managing Microservices @ Scale: How do companies with hundreds of fine-grained web-services (e.g. Netflix, LinkedIn) manage the complexity!


The Future of Mobile: The future of mobile and performance improvements


Java at the Cutting Edge: The latest and greatest in the Java ecosystem


Continuous Delivery: Continuous Delivery philosophies, cultures, hiccups, and best practices


Engineering Culture: Successes and failures in creating an engineering culture


Applied Machine Learning and Data Science: Understand your big big data!


Unleashing the Power of Streaming Data: With the advent of new data stream processing paradigms, how are companies leveraging them to solve business and engineering problems!


Next gen HTML5 and JS: The web is changing, what's coming next?


Containers, Dockers, Puppets - large scale deployment: Automating deployments in the real world.


Measuring Engineering and Product Success: Strategies to measure and track progress


Real World Functional: Putting functional programming concepts to work in the real world


Modern CS In the Real World: How modern CS can help you tackle today's problems


Reactive Service Architecture: Reactive, Responsive, Fault Tolerant and More


The Hottest Tech in the World of Big Data: What's new in the world of big data technology!


Architectures You've Always Wondered about: The newest and biggest Internet architectures